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December 11, 2012

Job scam, Garo Hills scene to dominate

By Our Reporter  SHILLONG: The CBI findings on the manipulation in appointments of teachers, spurt in militant activities in Garo Hills and deteriorating road condition are some of the issues which will dominate the three-day Winter Session…

Decision on NCP MLAs’ fate after session

By Our Reporter  SHILLONG: The Assembly Speaker Charles Pyngrope will give his ruling on the status of 11 'defected' NCP legislators soon after the Winter session of the Assembly. Though the defected legislators claim to have merged with…

Govt gets time till Feb 8

By Our Reporter  SHILLONG: The Division Bench of the Gauhati High Court on Monday granted the State Government time till February 8 to file objections on the petition to stay the demolition of Tara Ghar for construction of the new Assembly…

Hooliganism in MUDA parking lot

By Our Reporter  Shillong: Car owners have always got the rough end of the stick when trying to park their vehicles in the MUDA parking lot. On Monday, a car owner parked his vehicle at the Khlieh Iewduh Parking lot, adjacent to the chicken…

No pre-poll alliance, says Donkupar

By Our Reporter  SHILLONG: The UDP -- a key ally in the Congress-led MUA government -- has decided to go it alone in the upcoming Assembly elections. The decision was taken at the party's Central Executive Committee (CEC) meeting here on…

Talks with pvt airlines on: Mondal

By Our Reporter  SHILLONG: Absence of the Advance Landing System (ALS), a refueling station and a short runway are some of the major problems hindering the State Government's plan to bring in airline companies to operate from the Umroi…

Cabinet meet on Lokayukta Act today

By Our Reporter  SHILLONG: With pressure mounting on the Congress-led MUA Government to have an effective system to check corruption in high places, the Cabinet will meet on Tuesday to discuss the need to have a strong Lokayukta Act in the…

Ardent suspended for indefinite period

By Our Reporter  SHILLONG: Firebrand legislator Ardent Miller Basaiawmoit's honeymoon with the United Democratic Party (UDP) has come to an end with the party deciding to field former MDP legislator Draison Kharshiing from Nongkrem. At the…

State to seek 70 cos of Central forces

By Our Reporter  SHILLONG: The state government has tentatively projected to the Centre the requirement of additional 70 companies of Central paramilitary forces during the upcoming Assembly elections. A government official said on Monday…

5 LAEF rebels in police net

By Our Reporter  SHILLONG: Police arrested five LAEF cadres from the border area of Ri Bhoi on Monday. A member of the gang, identified as Lakman Momin was involved in a shootout with the police at Nongshram in West Khasi Hills district…